CITY OF ROCKFORD: Essex Update
City of Rockford issued the following announcement on Jan. 4.
On December 12, 2018, Judge Lisa Fabiano entered a sanction against Paul Bennett, the president of A-W-Bennett Enterprises, Inc., for $216,000 – the estimated cost to complete the demolition of the Essex facility. The first installment was due within 14 days of entry of the order. A court date was set for January 3, 2019, for status on compliance. Mr. Bennett was ordered to personally appear at the court date if the first installment had not been paid.
The City has confirmed that the first installment of $109,000 has now been received and is being held in escrow until further order of the court. The court date originally scheduled for today has been canceled.
A court date has been scheduled for January 17, 2019, for status on payment of the balance. Mr. Bennett is ordered to personally appear at the court date unless he has complied with Judge Fabiano’s order.
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